Hosta of the Day #4 - Babbling Brook

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Hosta of the Day #4 - Babbling Brook

Postby redcrx » Nov 16, 2014 8:50 pm

Babbling Brook is a large hosta that starts with a hint of blue then goes green. It's leaves have a white backing and it has mid-season flowers. It is a hybrid of ('Donahue's Piecrust' x pycnophylla) x 'Regal Ruffles'.

Hosta Registry - http://hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=496&Variety=Babbling%20Brook
MyHostas Database - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Babbling+Brook
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/b/babblingbrook.html

I have it growing in a pot. Here is babbling Brook in the 2013 season.

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Re: Hosta of the Day #4 - Babbling Brook

Postby redcrx » Nov 16, 2014 8:55 pm

Babbling Brook in flower during the 2013 season

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And a "crop" of the previous picture to get a close-up.
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Re: Hosta of the Day #4 - Babbling Brook

Postby redcrx » Jun 30, 2017 1:32 pm

Babbling Brook today:
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In this leaf photo you can see the wax coating on the leaf that the Database calls silver-blue.
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